Colette Richter
Colette Richter


Mountain Lakes, N.J.

High School:
Mountain Lakes



Richter's Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Freshman/Freshman

At Wisconsin
2014 Outdoor:
Finished fifth in the 5000 meters at the Florida Relays (4/4-5) with a time of 16:55.43

2014 Indoor: Did not compete

High School

Ran both track and cross country ... for cross country, was a two-time Group 1 state champion ... two-time sectional champion ... 2011 conference champion ... two-time all-county and conference ... 2012 first-team all-state and first-team all-region ... placed fourth at Nike Regionals and was a Nike Nationals qualifier in 2012 ... placed fifth at the 2012 Meet of Champions ... team captain ... two-time Most Improved Runner ... for outdoor track, placed fifth at 2012 State Track Meet in the 3200 meters ... in 2012, won the 1600 meters and 3200 meters at the Group I state championships ... was conference champion in the 800 meters, 1600 meters and 3200 meters ... was 2011 Group I state champion in the 3200 meters ... is a two-time sectional champion in the 3200 meters and a one-time sectional champion in the 1600 meters ... named to 2011 first-team all-conference ... 2012 all-county first-team honoree ... holds school record for the 1600 meters and 3200 meters ... holds conference record for the 800 meters, 1600 meters and 3200 meters ... team captain ... for indoor track, was two-time state sectional champion in the 1600 meters and 3200 meters ... placed eighth in the two mile race at the New Balance Indoor Nationals ... was the 3200 meters county champion in 2012 ... named to 2012 first-team all-county list ... holds indoor 3200 meters county record

Daughter of Chris and Marsi Richter ... has an older sister Calley (20) and a younger brother Kevin (15) ... intends to major in environmental science

Why Wisconsin?
"The atmosphere reminds me of home with the beautiful lakes and campus. I love how there are numerous places to run and how there is always something to do on State Street. Another major component to my decision was the fact that Wisconsin's environmental science program is one of the best in the nation."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
5000 Meters 16:55.43 4-5-14

Personal Bests (High School)
1600 Meters: 4:59.00
3200 Meters: 10:26.00

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